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What channel Kings vs. Lakers is on and how to watch via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Friday’s game between the Kings and Lakers on NBA TV.

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A general view of the Los Angeles Lakers logo at center court at Staples Center. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

NBA TV will host a national broadcast of Friday’s matchup between the Sacramento Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers, with tip off set for 10:30 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and will air on NBC Sports California in the Kings market and on Spectrum SportsNet in the Lakers market.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this primetime NBA matchup, you can stream the game online on the NBA TV site, but keep in mind that you’ll need a subscription. Occasionally, they’ll promote a free trial for the subscription. If you don’t have a login to live stream the game through the NBA TV website, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.

The Kings are in 12th place in the Western Conference, 5.5 games back of the Warriors for the final spot in the play-in tournament. Sacramento is coming off a 154-105 loss to the Jazz and have alternated wins and losses the past six games after losing nine straight.

The Lakers are in fifth place in the conference, one game up on sixth place Dallas and two games up on Portland, who is the first team atop the play-in tournament standings. LA is coming off a 116-107 loss to Washington and has lost four of its last five.